Year Group Leader and Class Teacher KS1/KS2

Chestnut Park Primary School, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2UR

This job expired on 8 April 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 April 2022 at 10:58am

  • Date listed

    27 January 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



UPS / Main Scale

Year Group Leader and Class Teacher KS1/KS2 job summary

Are you ready for the next step in your career and keen to progress to a Wider Leadership role within an Outstanding School? Are you a consistently outstanding teacher ready to share and develop teaching practice and pedagogy across the school?

Your opportunity

We offer the opportunity to develop as a Practitioner of Excellence within Chestnut Park, supporting the further leadership of teaching and learning across the school. As an experienced and consistently outstanding teacher you will play a key role, alongside a team of four ‘Practitioners of Excellence,’ to further strengthen the quality of education across the school. This exciting role will require you to support Lesson Study, Team Teaching and Coaching whilst leading within our curricula teams approach, supporting a key area of the curriculum in either English, Mathematics, Science or Computing.
The class teacher will work in partnership with the wider leadership team and senior leadership team to provide professional guidance and support in teaching across the curriculum. The right candidate will have the passion and knowledge to drive standards forward in a specific area. They will have the responsibility of a class as well as leadership time to ensure their strategies can be embedded across the school.
An interest in research plays an essential pre-requisite for this role.

Additional allowances

Possible TLR (Outer London)

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About Chestnut Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
493 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

Chestnut Park School

As a modern school, built in 2016, Chestnut Park benefits from state of the art technology within a modern, purpose built environment. We are also proud of our recent Ofsted inspection (June 2018) in which we were awarded 'Outstanding' in all areas.
Ofsted found 'Pupils’ behaviour in class and around school is exemplary. They are polite and well-mannered and demonstrate very positive attitudes to learning. Leadership is strong at all levels. Existing leaders identify and nurture potential leaders. Leaders invest in high-quality training to support improvement'
Our vision is that Chestnut Park Primary School will remain a primary school of excellence, where every child is both challenged and inspired to achieve beyond their dreams. We believe every child should be inspired by a rich and varied curriculum which focuses on establishing the highest standard of basic skills, whilst nurturing independent learners and thinkers.
What we are looking for:

An outstanding practitioner
Proven experience of high standards of primary classroom practice
Innovative and inspirational
Committed to and has a strong belief in teamwork
Able to lead, challenge and motivate children
Committed to working with parents and the wider community
Teachers who are keen to progress within their Teaching or Leadership roles
Understand the importance of parents involvement in the learning process
Why work at Chestnut Park Primary School?

The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation
An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community
A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links
New top of the range facilities to aid Teaching and Learning.
A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
Recognition of previous school continuous service.
Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
A competitive pension scheme

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